Jewish Community Center
  • Seasonal
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • $14-16/hour (depending upon experience) USD

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Summer Camp Unit Head (Summer/Seasonal/Temporary)

About the Opportunity:

As a Unit Head, you will oversee a select group of counselors, assisting in their various duties while noting their strengths and weaknesses. It will be your job to help the counselors find ways to improve the camp life of their campers. It is a job of counselor to provide an experience that nurtures and cultivates the minds of campers; a unit head should provide the same environment to the counselors they supervise.!  Note that this position requires a commitment for the entire season of June 5th – July 28th  (plus orientation).

What you’ll be doing:

  • Assist in the development of counselor orientation and facilitate the training sessions
  • Provide support and supervision to camp counselors
  • Facilitate communication between administrative and counselor staff
  • Assist with communication with parents
  • Help counselors organize and lead a variety of small and large group activities each day; activities may include crafts, nature, songs, games, swimming, sporting events, etc.
  • Fill in for counselors during absences

What you bring to the table:

  • Minimum 2 years work-related experience preferred
  • CPR/First Aid certification required
  • Demonstrated skills in conflict mediation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness and ability to effectively communicate with campers, parents, and staff

What we offer:

  • Pay rate of $14-16/hour (depending upon experience)
  • Dates: Orientation takes place in May, Camp runs 6/5/2023 – 7/28/2023
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 AM-5 PM
  • Free JCC membership which includes access to a state-of-the art fitness facility, and water park
  • Great work environment on 42 acres of beautiful, wooded grounds
  • The opportunity to do mission-driven work and create ‘happy campers’ every day

Additional Information:

  • The work environment is fast-paced and requires high mobility, standing, walking (sometimes on uneven terrain), bending, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling (to be eye-level with a child). Must be able to lift up to 45 pounds. Must have the visual, auditory and verbal ability to observe campers and counselors and respond to appropriately and effectively in the event of an emergency.


If this opportunity sounds exciting, we’d love to hear from you! Learn more about the JCC at We Are The J – JCC Indianapolis ( To apply, email your resume to Myranda at .

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